The Young Ambassador Program celebrates 10 years of fundraising for BC Children’s Hospital and teams up with the D2D Destiny Foundation to host the Youth in Motion Virtual Charity Concert which raised over $116,000, bringing the Young Ambassador’s cumulative giving total to $2 million since they began fundraising in 2010.
Here—in one single place—you can keep a pulse on the latest that’s happening to advance children’s health care. You’ll see how fundraising dollars are being spent and learn about some of our most recent strides.
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From October 1 until October 31, 2020, receive 10% off of your entire purchase at Spirit Halloween, and a 10% matching donation will be donated to support the Child & Youth Therapeutic Services Program at BC Children’s Hospital.
As the Power Pioneers—a volunteer group comprised of BC Hydro retirees and their spouses—entered their 30th year of supporting BC Children’s Hospital, the province was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Determined to help, the Power Pioneers quickly rallied together to launch a fully virtual campaign in support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Rapid Response Fund.
We are pleased to announce that as of June 30, 2020, British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital Foundation and Sunny Hill Foundation for Children officially amalgamated into a combined entity—British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital Foundation.
With the generous support of Peterson, a BC-based real estate company, the journey has begun towards the vision of a world free from the burdens of life-limiting hip conditions. The Peterson Fund for Global Hip Health will build on the orthopaedic team’s track record of leading advances—including the world’s largest DDH database that has led to tangible improvements in clinical care.
A hospital stay can be difficult for kids physically, emotionally and socially—and even more so now, when visitors are limited and family spaces and playrooms have closed. Recently, we spoke with Nicki Elischer, a child life specialist who works with patients, from babies to teens, to help them cope and express their emotions.
Formerly just one day of the year, Jean Up gives British Columbians the entire month of May to don their denim for BC’s kids—virtual-style—in times of physical distancing.
In response to the emerging need for increased virtual healthcare, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is partnering with BC Women’s Health Foundation to raise funds for critical Virtual Health Technology.
Jan Rooks was known for her big heart. She loved music, hiking, friends and family. Most of all, she loved the children she helped, working as a cardiac nurse at BC Children’s Hospital. She was known by colleagues and patients alike as someone who went out of her way to help families during their most difficult times.
It’s your child’s birthday. Normally, she would have a party with her closest friends and family. This year, however, is different. She’s far from home, recovering from surgery in the hospital. But what if you could visually transport her to that birthday party? With the power of immersive technologies—including virtual and augmented reality—it’s possible.
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kids visit the hospital for specialized pediatric services each year
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